Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 76 87
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.57% 1.31% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 5.68% 19.67% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Lancashire median annual salary £22,000 £37,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.94% -12.35% +54.55%
10th Percentile £19,750 £34,000 £27,300
90th Percentile £25,325 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +14.50%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 88 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.99% 6.64% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 62
Lancashire median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £25,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +29.35% -11.84%
10th Percentile £18,250 £20,750 £18,025
90th Percentile £45,625 £39,350 £44,950
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.97%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Lancashire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Lancashire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Lancashire

vSphere
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 4 £22,000 -
Accrington - 1 - -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Runbook

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Network Support
3 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft